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11:15 p.m.

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Fire guts house’s garage, displaces western valley residents
A fire with flames almost as high as the roof broke out in the garage of a home in the western valley today, causing about $45,000 in damage ...

10:46 p.m.

Armed robbers wearing hockey masks target 2 northeast valley stores
Armed robbers wearing hockey masks target 2 northeast valley stores
Police say three men wearing Jason-style, Halloween hockey masks robbed two businesses Tuesday in the northeast valley. Metro Police received reports of a robbery at Short Stop convenience store ...

10:30 p.m.

Woman stabs man at Boulder Highway casino, police say
Woman stabs man at Boulder Highway casino, police say
A man was stabbed, possibly after an argument, late Tuesday at the Longhorn Casino. Metro Police received a report about 10:10 p.m. that a woman stabbed a man at the casino ...

8:46 p.m.

Photo: Kansas City Royals' Mike Moustakas is congratulate
Royals rout Giants 10-0 to force Game 7 in Series
Lorenzo Cain looped a two-run single and Eric Hosmer chopped a two-run double over shortstop in a seven-run second inning as the Kansas City Royals battered ...

6:50 p.m.

Jose Canseco home after shooting himself in the hand
Jose Canseco home after shooting himself in the hand
Former professional baseball player Jose Canseco accidentally shot his hand this afternoon while cleaning a gun at his Las Vegas home. Police responded to his house on ...

6:30 p.m.

Suspect in hammer attacks was on meth, police say
Suspect in hammer attacks was on meth, police say
A man accused of attacking 10 people and their vehicles with a hammer during a crime spree in Boulder City and Henderson is a convicted felon and may have been under the influence of ...

5:45 p.m.

Will Bill Clinton’s Las Vegas pep talk lift Nevada Democrats to victory?
Will Bill Clinton’s Las Vegas pep talk lift Nevada Democrats to victory?
Politics:
Bill Clinton’s rally in Las Vegas was replete with praise for Democrats, jeers for Republicans and one clear message ...

5:03 p.m.

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Mississippi State, Florida State top playoff list
Mississippi State, Florida State, Auburn and Mississippi are the top four teams in the first College Football Playoff rankings. The first of seven Top 25 rankings done by a 12-member selection committee was ...

4:31 p.m.

Casino mogul Steve Wynn still ‘very bullish on Macau’
Casino mogul Steve Wynn still ‘very bullish on Macau’
Wynn Resorts, which runs the Wynn and Encore properties on the Strip in addition to resorts in Macau, reported its third quarter earnings today. Wynn Resorts Chairman Steve Wynn ...

3:45 p.m.

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Supply rocket headed to space station explodes
An unmanned commercial supply ship bound for the International Space Station exploded moments after liftoff Tuesday evening, with debris falling in flames over the launch site. No injuries were reported following the first ...

3:43 p.m.

Employers to pay more to restore unemployment trust fund
Businesses in Nevada will be paying more next year toward restoring the state’s unemployment trust fund. Nevada Employment Security Division officials said ...

3:21 p.m.

Prosecutors: Mob associate arrested in Nevada in rival’s slaying
Prosecutors: Mob associate arrested in Nevada in rival’s slaying
Federal prosecutors in New York say a mob associate has been arrested in Nevada on charges he killed a rival in Queens more than a decade ago. Gennaro Bruno was to appear in court in Las Vegas ...

2:10 p.m.

North Las Vegas looks to lure companies to industrial park
North Las Vegas looks to lure companies to industrial park
North Las Vegas announced today it plans to establish an economic diversification district at its Apex Industrial Center to lure businesses with the same type of tax incentives given to Tesla in Northern Nevada. Mayor John Lee said ...

1:49 p.m.

Jury selection begins in case of flawed Strip hotel tower
Jury selection begins in case of flawed Strip hotel tower
The Harmon Hotel tower was designed to soar 48 stories over MGM Resorts International's massive CityCenter complex, offering hotel guests and condominium owners unparalleled views at ...

1:11 p.m.

Sen. Harry Reid’s daughter seriously ill, undergoing surgery
Sen. Harry Reid’s daughter seriously ill, undergoing surgery
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid’s daughter is seriously ill, and the Senate majority leader returned to Washington, D.C., from Nevada over the weekend to be with her as she prepared to ...

1:04 p.m.

Police arrest man in death of girlfriend’s son
Bullhead City police have arrested a woman's boyfriend in the death of the woman's 15-month-old son. Police said 23-year-old David Jonathan Ramos was arrested on ...

12:50 p.m.

Police: Rider on stolen motorcycle crashes into block wall
Police: Rider on stolen motorcycle crashes into block wall
A person on a stolen motorcycle was in critical condition after crashing into a cinder block wall this morning, Metro Police said. The motorcyclist left the ...

12:09 p.m.

Report: Outlook for new-home sales not ‘too exciting’
Report: Outlook for new-home sales not ‘too exciting’
A sluggish year for Las Vegas homebuilders isn’t expected to pick up anytime soon, a new report says. Local builders sold 605 new homes last month, bringing the year’s total to ...

10:58 a.m.

Police searching for suspect in business robbery
Metro Police are searching for a man they say walked into a west valley business last month, kicked an employee in the chest and ran off with stolen items. The robbery took place about ...

10:24 a.m.

Sheriff: 2 shot outside North Carolina courthouse
Two people were shot outside a North Carolina courthouse Tuesday and have non-life-threatening wounds and police were searching for two suspects, authorities said. Nash County Sheriff Dick Jenkins told WRAL-TV that the shooting happened Tuesday at ...

10:15 a.m.

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American, US Airways merging mile programs next year
American Airlines and US Airways will combine their frequent flier programs early next year and, for now, still base free flights on how many miles customers fly. Competitors Delta and United plan to base awards on how much customers spend, which helps ...

10:04 a.m.

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2nd nurse who had Ebola being released from hospital
Amber Vinson, a nurse who fueled Ebola fears by flying to Cleveland after being infected by her dying patient in Dallas, is now virus-free, and was celebrated Tuesday by her caregivers as courageous and passionate before getting out of the hospital. Another nurse who was held for days against her will in ...

9:59 a.m.

Suspect in deputy deaths arrested in Utah in 2003
A man accused of killing two sheriff's deputies and wounding two other people in a bloody chase through Northern California was arrested nearly a decade ago in Utah, but authorities didn't connect him with his criminal past or previous deportations. The man known as Marcelo Marquez and his wife ...

9:50 a.m.

Photo: In this Sept. 6, 2007, photo, an MQ-1 Predator unm
Report: Pilot error, wind caused drone crash at Creech AFB
An Air Force investigation says a Predator drone crashed into a runway on a Nevada base because of a low-level wind shear and pilot error. Air Combat Command at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, released ...

9:37 a.m.

Bombing suspect’s friend convicted of lying to FBI
A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted Tuesday of lying during the investigation into the 2013 attack. Robel Phillipos, 21, of Cambridge, was convicted of two counts for lying about ...

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